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(Advancing evidence-based policy and innovative anti-poverty work in NYC. Opinions expressed are solely my own and do not represent any other entity.)
Wall Street Journal
– Jan 16, 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON—When the partial government shutdown began, Mark Patton, the chief operating officer of HSG LLC, wasn't too worried. But 25 days later, the longest government shutdown in U.S. history has all but cut off revenue to the…
AMERICA'S AGEING economic boom can still produce pleasant surprises. Companies added an astonishing 312,000 new jobs in December, the Bureau of Labour Statistics reported on January 4th, and raised pay at the fastest clip in years. For the third of…
Posted January 15, 2019, By the Annie E. Casey Foundation For nearly three decades, the Casey Foundation has invested in sector-based workforce strategies to help low-income job seekers secure meaningful careers that lift them out of poverty.
The Washington Post
Tracy Jan, Arelis Hernández, Josh Dawsey, Damian Paletta
– Jan 16, 3:06 PM
Deputy Secretary Pam Patenaude, second-in-command at the agency helmed by Ben Carson and widely regarded as HUD's most capable political leader, is said to have grown frustrated by what a former HUD employee described as a “Sisyphean…
The New York Times
Elizabeth D. Herman
– Jan 14, 2:00 AM
Just over a century ago, Jeannette Rankin of Montana won a seat in the House of Representatives, becoming the first woman ever elected to federal office. In 1917, 128 years after the first United States Congress convened, she was sworn into its…